the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors association is working with members of Congress to keep the current healthcare reform bill from having a negative impact on the p-h-c industry.
Onlinenewsletter, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National
Association announced it is working with members of Congress and PHCC coalition
partners to keep the current healthcare reform bill being considered by
Congress from having a negative impact on the p-h-c industry.
association says the bill has become a concern of business groups because it
requires most employers to provide health coverage to their employees or to pay
a fee to the government instead. The bill, if passed, would establish
stringent federal rules for health insurance, now regulated mainly by the
The bill is at the committee stage in the House and
Senate, but the House may still pass its version before the August recess,
which begins July 31. “On the other hand,” PHCC writes, “the leadership is
starting to get some push back from conservative and moderates in their party.
These two groups have received pressure from their constituencies to not
support any bill, which will increase the federal deficit.” The
Congressional Budget Office has stated the House Bill, as written, will add
$235 billion dollars to the deficit over the next decade.
an outline of small business provisions,
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PHCC Focuses On Healthcare Reform Bill
July 21, 2009